Tuesday, 19 August 2014

12

Twelve magical, ever changing years. Twelve years developing into the unique and wonderful individual that she is. Twelve years to believe in herself and know that marching to her own drummer is the best thing.


Emily turned twelve today (in case you didn't guess). Above she has one of her favourite birthday presents. A bento box. Because she wants to make her own school lunches, Japanese style mind you. No boring sandwiches for her.


At twelve she knows what she likes. And she likes Thai food as well as Japanese, hence the lunch that was requested today. We took her best friend with us too.


As a bonus, there was a lady doing henna tattoos at the bank in aid of raising money for the local hospice. Actually, they all got tattoos.


Today we celebrate the youngest member of this household. I've still got a bbq ribs meal to do for dinner. And chocolate brownies with whipped cream and strawberries which was requested instead of a traditional cake. Today the birthday girl gets what she wants and if she wants brownies she is getting brownies.

Today is an especially good day. I couldn't be a prouder mother than I am with the two girls I am blessed with. A very happy birthday to my (not so) baby girl.

Susan

18 comments:

  1. What a beautiful young lady. Happy birthday Emily, love the tatoos! I also think brownies as birthday cake is a very sensible idea!
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  2. Happy birthday Emily! Cute bento box and the tattoos look great!

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  3. So sweet...happy birthday Emily!

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  4. Happy birthday to gorgeous Emily, and keep marching to that drum! Xx

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  5. Happy birthday to Emily. x

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  6. Oh my! Your baby isn't a baby anymore! And so pretty too! Happy 12th Em! Jxo

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  7. Happy Birthday Emily. Congratulations Mum and Dad, it's great work you're doing.

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  8. Happiest of days to her, belatedly. Well done my friend.

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  9. Happy birthday to Emily! Looks like a great birthday celebration!

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  10. Happy Birthday Emily!!!!! (Now please reassure me that your tattoo is temporary!)

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  11. Happy birthday Emily - love those henna tattoos!

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  12. Looks like she had a perfect day

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